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    Unique ID Code: 0000004619
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 30/4/2000 17:56
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    Metallica: Cunning Stunts (UK)

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    Recorded live in Fort Worth, Texas on May 9-10 1997
    Certificate: 15
    Running Time: 175 mins
    Retail Price: £29.99
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    An outstanding release from the Metallica crew.

    Featuring over 140 minutes of concert footage, multiple camera angles, Dolby Digital 5.1, band interviews, photographs, a documetary and more, it`s worth owning even as a reference disc.

    Metallica have set the standards in DVD.

    Special Features:
    Interactive menus
    Track access
    Over 140 minutes of concert footage, band interviews, documentary and behind-the-scenes footage
    Viewer controlled choice of camera angle for three songs
    Photo gallery section with almost 1,000 photos from every stop of the tour
    Dolby Digital AC-3 Surround Sound
    DVD-ROM playability

    Video Tracks:
    Standard 1.33:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English

    Directed By:
    Wayne Isham

    Lars Ulrich
    Jason Newsted
    James Hetfield
    Kirk Hammett

    Production Designer:
    David Hausen

    Polygram Filmed Entertainment

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    8 / 10
    Are Metallica a bunch of corporate sell-outs? It doesn`t really matter, since when you get down to it, they still rock! "Cunning Stunts" is a two DVD box-set of the Metallica concert in Fort Worth, Texas in 1997. This was around the time that "Load" was released.

    The two DVD`s are proof of what is good about DVD. The picture is fantastic, the sound quality is just that, quality. There is also the option of viewing different members of the band through multiple camera-angle support (albeit on only a handful of the tracks).

    A nice selection of featurettes too, including behind the scenes tours and interviews with fans.
    posted by pete the gremlin on 30/4/2000 18:44
    7 / 10
    Whether you think Metallica are a bunch of corporate sellouts or not, you have to agree that they are still a great live act.
    This concert features thier best known material as well as other classics. For me, the highlight of this concert is the Kill/Ride medley which concludes Disc 1. This features 6 tracks from the first two albums: Kill `Em All and Ride The Lightning. Now, if only they would play these songs in full.

    The picture quality is excellent throughout with hardly any defects at all. The sound is equally as good. You could almost imagine that you were there.

    There`s also a good selection of extras. These include a feature on the audience`s particpation with the band, security, guitar tech, carpenters and pyro technicians. There`s also multi-angle selection for some songs and an extensive photo gallery.

    Overall, a good concert on an excellent disc. Some branches of HMV ( Central London in particular ) have this for as low as
    £12.99. At such a bargain price, how can you not buy this?
    posted by dvd_man on 9/2/2003 10:06